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Xinjiang government confirms huge birth rate drop but denies forced sterilization of women

Published on: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 6:30:11 UTC
News Agency: CNN
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The government of China's Xinjiang region has confirmed a significant drop in the birth rate in Xinjiang, China, but denied reports of forced sterilization and genocide in a letter to CNN. The letter comes after a previous CNN report that documented a campaign of abuse and control by Beijing targeting women from the Uyghur minority. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

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